Poster Abstract Session:
50. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID


1:15 PM
Eight broad-spectrum -lactam agents tested against a large collection of KPC-producing Enterobacteriaceae: Evaluation of current CLSI breakpoints
Mariana Castanheira, PhD ; Lalitagauri M. Deshpande, Ph.D. ; Rodrigo E. Mendes, Ph.D. ; Helio S. Sader, M.D., Ph.D. ; Ronald Jones, MD

1:35 PM
Do CLSI breakpoints Predict Presence of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC) Gene among USA Enterobacteriaceae isolates?
Robyn M. Kaiser, MD, MPH ; David J. Farrell, Ph.D. ; Matthew Stilwell, BS ; Fred Tenover, Ph.D. D(ABMM) ; Ruth Lynfield, MD

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.